Organizations relying on mainframe applications need the ability to create backup copies of databases with minimal interruption of business-critical application processing. Shrinking batch windows and growing batch workloads are becoming increasingly problematic for many users.
The XBM products work with selected BMC high-performance utilities to provide increased data availability. XBM also integrates with other BMC products to let you proactively manage system-wide performance and data availability.
The XBM user interface contains options that are not used with the snapshot, monitoring, or IBM z Integrated Information Processor (zIIP) processing features of XBM. This space does not discuss these options.
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